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'll want to play games and surf on something the size of a bed. we mentioned mobile technology at the top of the show. when it comes to one of the world's biggest industries, video gaming, mobile is definitely the way to go. here's how some of the big evidence, hottest video game companies want you to take their games wherever you go. ces is further evidence that we love our mobile devices. >> products for -- >> maybe not as much as this guy, but gamers love their mobile devices. and now their favorite games are coming to them. this, for example, is the razor edge tablet. a way starting at about $1,000 to take all your games and computer functionality with you. >> the whole point is that it's a tablet, it's a p.c., it's a console. >> and it lets you play on the go. you no longer need a stand-alone console connected to your tv to play. now you can go anywhere. >> there's a lot of restrictions with a lot of tablets these days. there's -- i mean, they have games like angry birds, yes, those are fun games. but we're looking to, you know, reach out to the hard-core gamers and really introduce
had about technological unemployment by a fellow named john keens in 1930. >> we've always been both correct and wrong. the correct part of this idea of technological unemployment is automation and technology do destroy jobs. they automate jobs away. at the same time, technology creates new opportunities, entrepreneurs create new companies, new industries. >> created more jobs than destroyed. >> unbelievable amount of jobs. so we've had, even in this era of intense industrialization for the past couple of centuries, we had pretty close to full employment. it's this really great run. my deepest worry is that that run might be coming to an end and that things actually are different this time. >> why? >> because when i look at the bundle of stuff that any of us can offer to the work force or offer to an employer, all the previous ways of technology combined don't encroach on that bundle very much. >> the steam engine took away or comparative advantage lifting heavy stuff, unless you're a circus strong man or athlete, no one hires to you do that any more. but the encroachment of technolo
, it is, it's at the heart of social networking story. how a neighborhood used technology and auto technology company to stay informed and help each other feel safe. >> this menlo park neighborhood like most areas is made up of tech savy people, when armed robbers targeted a nearby jewelry store and were then chased through the neighborhood, technology came into play. specifically social network site nextdoor. >> there's an armed robber in the neighborhood, go in, lock your doors and we will keep you updated. >> he saw the chase. then went to the neighborhood nextdoor site to warn others to stay inside because of police activity. >> it was frightening. >> he did not have to post twice. >> we went back inside and i shut my blinds, you don't know what is going on. >> you you don't know what is sgoing on, you are in the house, and you see police outside the window, get an e-mail or message on the service that says, if you are in doors stay in doors, stay low. >> nextdoor is catching on as a way for neighbors to stay in touch. help hadful when it comes to daycare, putting things up for
in when it comes on technology and so was the bay area during today's inauguration. let's bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman who has that part of the story. >> i am feeling under dressed. we found technology on display here in d.c. and at home. let's check out this video at nbc camera crew catching the family on the smartphone taking pictures. who says only those in the audience want to tweet about what is going on today. back here at home, we caught up with a bay area blogger that brought his family to the san brew oh, park to play, but not before talking to them and blogging to his audience on social media about why this inauguration is unlike most others in america's past. >> still, looking at the crowds, i was kind of shocked at how joye joyeous and diverse everyone was. and that was a good feeling. >> he said when it comes to letting young people know how significant today is. social media is the perfect tool. coming up tonight, how twitter was overwhelmed by today's inauguration, and why social media can keep young people from learning about important moments.
brought up it technology back during the 2009 inauguration. today it was even more prevalent. you could follow the inauguration on twitter and facebook like you might follow the play-by-play of a sporting event. one bay area blogger tells us that's both helpful and a little too easy. well, the first family was xwhun kating via social media, doing the same in a much quieter place, sending out tweets like this one about how some day they'll tell their 3-year-old daughter. >> when i was young, martin luther king's birthday wasn't even honored yet. and so to fast forward to 0 today where not only is his birthday a holiday but a black president is being sworn in for the second time. i was just like, this is way too heavy. >> reporter: it was an especially poignant day for bloggers sending information out to tens of thousands of people while at the same time talking to his own children about how the future of america is likely to look a lot 0 different than the past. >> to hear what he said, not so much about america's past but its present and potential future, that was huge to me. because i
to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> we're back. political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd will take us inside the numbers of the latest poll as you tee up the second term, chuck. >> four years ago, enormous expectations for president obama. there were a lot of people, hope and change was big. this time, call it pragmatic hope as far as the public is concerned. as you see here, just less than 30% believe they're going to evaluate president obama with a clean fresh slate. 64% will evaluate him based on past feelings. an
. >>> in silicon valley, the technology economy, there's a reason we call things version 2.0. sometimes things need a little adjustment before they're ready to re-roll out. >> at this point there's no word on whether passengers on friday's flight will be rerouted. air india has grounded its dreamliners for the time being. >>> san jose are telling parents to be on the lookout for a man who tried to rip a child out of her mother's arms yesterday. this is a sketch of the suspect. an east san jose mother told her the suspect came up to her and her children in their front yard yesterday afternoon. she told us she knew something was wrong when he kept saying how beautiful her children were. shortly after he grabbed the 2-year-old daughter by the feet. >> when he knelt down, he grabbed my daughter by her feet, by her -- her ankles, and he -- i kind of picked her up. as she fell back on me, we were tugging at each other. and her bottoms were falling off. and then eventually her boots fell off. >> the mother didn't want to be identified there on camera. the mother was able to wrestle her daughter away and r
made a fortune in the technology bubble and then he lost it all in the real estate bubble. >> not quite all. mcafee told faber he still had about $4 million in the bank to tie him over and in belize, $4 million apparently went a long way. mcafee was not only able to build this beach estate on the ambergris cove, but a second one near the village of carmelita. >> my life has turned around 180 degrees down here. i mentioned the freedom here. there are virtually no regulations on business. >> a lot of it was how belize is a paradise for people like me because i can do anything i want. there are no laws. intellectual property, nobody cares. i can start anything. >> it must have felt like the good old days where after kick drugs and alcohol, john mcafee suddenly emerged as one of silicon valley's princes of high tech. >> in the past three weeks we've seen five new viruses. >> like his contemporaries, steve jobs and bill gates, mcafee was an inventor, entrepreneur, self-promotor all rolled into one. here he is on the "today" show in 1988. >> computer virus technology is like the wizard's wand
mavericks on the san mateo county coast. fans can't get onto the beach to watch but local technology can now offer you an even better view of the action. our business and tech reporter scott budman has more on the local company that's going to put you right on the waves. >> that's right. big waves are making mavericks dangerous for nonsurfers but a small piece of technology developed here is giving you a chance to get right up to the action. because of concerns brought on by this big wave two years ago, you won't be able to get close to these big waves this year at mavericks. unless you're following one of these. if you're a surfer, say hello to your little friend. the go pro camera, used by athletes everywhere and coming to mcnabb ribs for a starring role. >> they're the most passionate moments of our lives. >> justin wilkinfeld was one of the first people hired at go pro. he like lots of employees here loves to surf. and loves to give everyone an upclose look at the sport. >> being able to capture moments while you're out there surfing with your friends and what not and to see some of the
a growing company that blends technology, sports and social media. >> what's fascinating is every day we're humbled in this office. a new piece of content lands on our social box and it's unexpected. we just found some ostrich jockeys that race ostriches rocking these things. >> go pro, which has grown to 400 employees and says it plans to hire more. janell, it's come a long way since athletes first started putting the cameras on their boards and bikes. >> thanks, scott. >>> and some great news. you don't have to miss the game tonight while watching the surfers. several televisions will be set up in the viewing area. so fans can watch the action on the waves and on the football field. >> a lot happening this weekend. a live look around the bay area in our hd camera networks. sunny and warmer today. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is in our weather center to tell us if this is going to continue, and i think it is. >> good timing as we head throughout this saturday and sunday. tracking those waves and at the current moment, they're very minuscule. winds out of the north at 7 to 9 miles pe
the beginning. >> tom cruise has introduced lrh technology to over 1 billion people. >> it's a privilege to call yourself a scientologist. >> he's being awarded scientology's first freedom of valormedal by david miscavige. >> what moral responsibility do these stars have to know about the alleged abuses in the church? >> these stars have been in my opinion, exploited, to advance scientology. so people join it because of them. and therefore, i think they have a tremendous moral responsibility to know what actually is happening inside the church. >> when you left the church, you described it as an act of treason. >> yes, it was a treason act. if you have an enemy who has declared them selve an enemy, that's a bad thing, but if you have a friend who stabbed you in the back, that's worse. and that's what they claimed i did, and that's actually what i did. >> strong words, and after the break, when harry's reporting continues, a family who devoted their lives as you heard to scientology, they're describing practices a lot of people would find inconceivable, like parent separated from their own childr
reporter scott budman shows us how technology helped calm nerves in a very quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, raj. neighbors around this part of town are used to talking but not fighting crime. when police and robbers squared off on these streets, those neighbors got social to stay safe. a neighborhood in chaos. a nearby jewelry store robbed by gunmen who then led police on a chase through the nearby streets. >> and we saw the cop cars going down the street. there were three or four of them down there. >> reporter: even when officers shut down the area where they lived, people here didn't panic. they social networked. >> i sent out a message, police are here and ask you to stay in, lock your doors. >> reporter: they stayed in touch via a bay area company called next door, social network for your neighborhood. super helpful at a time like this. >> i happened to be at work and saw the post from salim talking about the lockdown, the police event, and it was great that i could immediately communicate with my nanny to close the doors, lock the doors, close the windows, th
technology and celebrities. >>> it's been a month now since we noticed the twinkies disappearing, but now there is a new treat that is stepping up. we want to begin with lance armstrong about years of doping and lying. last night he apologized to his kids and his fans. >> what do you say to those millions of people who belied. >> i say i understand your anger. your sense of betrayal. you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed, and i lied to you. and i'm sorry. and i will spend -- i will spend, and i am committed to spending as long as i have to to make amends. >> lisa bloom, is with us. good morning, ladys. before we talk about his career, let's talk about the legal implications of what he confe confess confessed. as a lawyer, would you let your client go on and confess. >> no lawyer would tell you to do that. there will be an avalanche of criminal and civil proceedings that could follow for this. but confession is good for the soul, so i probably would tell him to go ahead. >> he's very careful about the time line of what he confesses too. is that based on a statute
. welcome to the consumer electronics show here in las vegas. a gigantic convention all about technology and gadgets. this year at ces, a couple overarching themes. one, taking your favorite content, movies, music, photos, video games, and putting it on your mobile devices, your tablets, cell phones, and laptops. the other big theme here at ces 2013, making television better. ♪ >> when it comes to television, we still like things big. big screen, high resolution, you know, to impress our friends who come over it watch sports or strange reality shows. but after the big push for 3d tv turned out to be an idea whose time had not yet come, tv manufacturers changed the game a bit. now they're making televisions
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of officers that are leaving and we need to work smarter and i think technology is going to help us. >> reporter: some officers predict esquivel will be on the job at least six months while the city searches for a new permanent chief. a job esquivel says he doesn't want. why didn't you put your hat in the ring for the chief's job. at the time it was a personal decision. at the time it wasn't right for me. >> reporter: he has every intention of fighting crime and fighting for officers. the interim chief plans to foster better communication between the community and the department. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> breaking news in san francisco, sfpd is on the scene of a barricaded subject. some streets are blocked off in the richmond district because of the police presence. we're gathering more details and we'll bring them to you as soon as they come into our newsroom. >>> tonight we have new information about the tanker that hit the bay bridge last week. a san francisco port agent tells the mercury news that bar pilot guy kleess made a last-minute c
valley and the technology innovation, hey, there's a reason we call things version 2.0. things sometimes need a little adjustment before they're ready to roll out. >> the next nonstop direct service from san jose to tokyo is on the dreamliner, scheduled to be on friday. no word whether the passengers will be rerouted. >>> in san francisco today some tough love from governor brown as he addressed the uc board of regents. >> let's get real. i propose 5% more. you're proposing 11.6%. how do you make up the gap? the governor applauded them for leading the way down a more uphill road as part of the austerity, the regents today called for an expansion of online courses. >> we have new information regarding that burglary at the oakland museum of california last week. the museum release this had picture of what was stolen. a jewelry box made some time in the 1870s by goldsmith a. a andre andrews. the box features engravings and moldings valued at $800,000. the museum is offering a $12,000 reward for the safe return of that box. again, someone stole it last monday. >> okay. if you're looking for
. it's going to be a big year when it comes to technology, especially in areas like transportation and medicine. katie lynendahl, talk dirty to me blog. my favorite blog. >> this is a hybrid electric bike, believe it or not. three different ways to power. you can actually power. there are solar panels right on the ruth and lithium ion batteries. you want a little electric, a little boost, no problem. >> 30 miles per charge, takes two hours to charge. 1,800 miles on the equivalent of one gallon of gasoline? >> one gallon. this isn't made by gm or audi. this is made by north carolina start-up company that actually has sold over 72 units to date, will start delivering in march. >> how much? >> $4,000, which is kind of pricey. >> right. >> you're saving a lot of money not purchasing gas over the years. >> for medical technology, big year as well. >> yes. >> this is irobot rpvita. >> come meet us. a patient in a hospital can't get a particular doctor, bring that doctor right into the room, have a conversation with that doctor. there are two lenses on the top here that can get an upclose
'm getting gray, but kate -- still looks like...kate. nice'n easy with colorblend technology gives expert highlights and lowlights. for color that's true to you. i don't know how she does it. with nice'n easy, all they see is you. >>> we are back. that's a live picture. can you tell, they just distributed american flags to a large portion about midway through the crowd. and that is looking now from the capitol down the mall to the lincoln memorial. i was down there yesterday. two distinguishing elements, number one, you're truck by the amount of plastic. they have just put new grass down across much of the mall. so there's an artificial floor for all the people to stand on. and this segment is plastic. acres and acres of plastic under foot. there are also big screen tvs and speakers hanging from lamp posts at pretty good intervals. i think it's safe to say that people who are a long, long distance away from the capital will still be made to feel a part of today's ceremony. as we mentioned, the congressional leadership has departed from the white house and will stay on this camera, as we'v
carry ied over from t previous corvette. everything else has been redesigned with racing technology, exotic materials like aluminum, magnesium, fiber makes it super light, super fast and very fuel efficient. >> we haven't had a stingray in decades. >> decade. >> what about this car made you feel it was worthy of the name? >> stingray is a hal olowed nam in the car industry. beautiful look, interior, inside and outside. same technology portfolio that gives it real street cred, real performance. >> just how fast? >> zero to 60 in under four seconds, fastest standard corvette we've ever produced and also by far the most fuel efficient. >> matt was driving it like grandpa. >> i tried to spin out the wheels back there. >> we want you to be safe. there's only one of these cars like this. it actually, we're auctioning off the first stingray at barrett-jackson this saturday, raising money for charity. >> someone told me i was just given the honor to be the first person outside of your company to ever drive that car. >> this car has been me and you now. >> wow! >> way to go. >> thank you so
. that is because it's a technologically very advanced, cutting edge airplane and they are experiencing problems in several areas, early in its service life. will they fix it? of course they will, yes. >> reporter: boeing reiterates it believes that the 787 dreamliner is safe. but japanese tv is reporting that the batteries on the ana plane that made the emergency landing on wednesday were also charred, and there were signs of smoke inside the aircraft. it's very unusual for the faa to ground a new plane, but you can see why they've done it now. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you very much. >>> savannah. >> mat matt, thank you. president obama is getting set to hit the road to sell his new gun control proposals. we will speak with the head of the national rifle association in a moment, but first, to the white house. >> reporter: it will be a difficult task to try to pass all of the president's proposals, but that's why they are making the strong effort that began in earnest this morning. the op-ed you noted in "the connecticut post" that said, among other things, if even one life can be sav
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